American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Nicole Labor, DO, FASAM

Board of Directors

Nicole Labor, DO, FASAM


Nicole Labor, DO, FASAM graduated from Penn State with a bachelor's in Biobehavioral Health and attended LECOM where she earned her DO. Residency in family medicine took place in Buffalo, NT (SUNY) followed by a fellowship in addiction medicine at Marworth, through Geisinger.

Dr. Labor started her addiction career by working with Summa in Akron, OH at the Ignatia hall detox unit, essentially following in the footsteps of Dr. Bob Smith, co-founder of Alcoholics anonymous. While in Akron, the birthplace of AA, Dr. Labor cultivated relationships with community treatment centers all over northeast Ohio. Dr. Labor is known for her work within the community to reduce the stigma of addiction and provide evidence-based care to patients with SUD.

Dr. Labor is married and lives with her husband and daughter on a small hobby farm in Seville OH. She works as medical director of several SUD/behavioral health facilities and has written a best-selling book about addiction as well as co-written a companion workbook. She is in abstinence-based recovery since 2005.

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